Dr. Ekan Essien, MD

Education & Training

The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine

Fellowship

Metabolic Medical Institute

Fellowship: Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine

Meharry Medical College

Doctor of Medicine

College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Masters of Public Health with concentration in Epidemiology


Licensure

  • AZ State Medical License
  • GA State Medical License
  • IL State Medical License
  • NH State Medical License
  • NM State Medical License
  • OK State Medical License
  • UT State Medical License
  • VA State Medical License
  • WA State Medical License

Experience

BlueMed Center Atlanta, GA; 2017-2017

Functional Medicine Physician – Clinical practice specializing in bariatric, functional, integrative and anti- aging medicine.

The Laser Studio Macon, GA; 2016 – 2017

Medical Director – Provide clinical support and supervise midlevel providers for aesthetic procedures.

Any Lab Test Now Alpharetta, GA; 2014 – Present

Corporate Medical Director – Provide clinical support for the corporate entity and individual franchises. Creation of educational material including videos and written briefs for both clients and Any Lab Test Now employees. Research and evaluation of current and potential laboratory offerings for Any Lab Test stores. Creation and development of clinical protocols.

Head to Toe Med Spa Marietta, Ga; 2014 – Present

Medical Director – Provide clinical support and supervise midlevel providers for aesthetic procedures.

Beautiful Anti-Aging Med Spa Atlanta, GA; 2014 – Present

Medical Director – Provide clinical support and supervise midlevel providers for aesthetic procedures.

Diversified Health & Wellness Associates Atlanta, GA; 2010 – Present

Director/Practitioner – Clinical practice specializing in bariatric, functional, integrative and anti-aging medicine.

InShapeMD Alpharetta, GA; 2012 – 2015

Corporate Medical Director – Creation and development of medical programs and protocols for medical bariatrics, anti-aging (bio-identical hormone replacement), health maintenance and aesthetics. Facilitation of the initial training and continuing medical education of InShapeMD health providers throughout the network. Facilitation of franchise sales through participation in Discovery Days and conferences with potential franchisees. Provider of clinical care for clinics located in the greater Atlanta area.

Precision Weight Loss Center Atlanta, GA; 2009 – 2010

Associate Medical Director – Implementation and management of medical weight loss programs utilizing clinical and behavioral interventions for the promotion of optimal health.

Health Information Technology Consulting Practice; 2009 – 2014

Design, development and implementation of health information systems for electronic medical records, practice management, clinical laboratory management and quality control.


Certifications & Professional Memberships 

American Academy of Anti-Again Medicine

2012 – Present

American Society of Bariatric Physicians

2010 – 2012

Medical Associations of Atlanta

2010 – 2012

Atlanta Medial Associations

2008 – Present